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>> Friday, May 15, 2015

by Julie Warner - The Write Stuff

Happy Friday!
I hope your week has gone well! My card today began on Monday after I read a challenge on Splitcoast. The challenge was to use hot glue to make a stencil. I've actually used hot glue as embellishment by adding glitter & pearl ex to it while it was still warm, but this was the first time I made a stencil with it. I made the flower design with the hot glue on the glue gun mat. When it cooled (very important! this stuff is HOT!), I peeled it off the mat and placed it on white card stock then sponged the pink & blue inks. I added just a little yellow to the flower centers then decided it needed something so traced around the petals & centers with a black Micron pen.

The umbrella was stamped, colored with Copics and fussy cut. This picture shows the actual hot glue stencil I made and used. I may just use it again! The finished card is 4.25 x 5.50.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a great weekend!
Supplies:
stamps: DRS Designs - Umbrella, For Your Shower
paper: white, pink
ink: Memento tuxedo black, Distress Inks in worn lipstick, tumbled glass, squeezed lemonade
accessories: hot glue gun, glue mat, Spellbinders petite oval, A2 matting basics A & B dies, sequins, black Micron pen

8 comments:

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Shelia said...

Cute card, Julie. I like that hot glue stencil. Makes me want to give it a try!!

Robin Clendenning said...

OMGoodness, this is so sweet! Those colors are wonderful! Love the little hot glue flowers you made for your bg. So amazing!

Janett Ray said...

Fun card, very cool hot glue flowers.

Sue said...

Cute!!! LOVE your colors Julie! Thank you so much for showing your stencil - somehow I just couldn't picture it :)

nwilliams6 said...

Julie, this is so creative! I am amazed you made this stencil out of hot glue! Wow. The colors are so darn pretty and the umbrella is perfect. Great card! Hugz

Karin said...

Wow! Hot glue never looked so good :). Super creative and I love the pastel colors!

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